Tuesday, April 25, 2000

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  • Thousands Attend Funeral of Ken Saro Wiwa in Nigeria

    In Nigeria’s Niger Delta yesterday, thousands attended the funeral of Ogoni environmental activist Ken Saro Wiwa, who was executed by the Nigerian Government of Sani Abacha almost five years ago.

  • Debate On Zimbabwe

    Hundreds of Zimbabwean white farmers are expected to attend a memorial service today of a colleague who was shot dead 10 days ago in a land dispute between white farmers and Zimbabwean independence war veterans.

  • Photographer of the Cuban Revolution: An Interview with Alberto Korda

    There is perhaps no image of the revolution more universal than the caption of Che Guevara, the legendary Argentine guerrilla fighter, taken in March of 1960— the trademark cap with the star of the revolution on his head, his eyes gazing into the distance. In fact, except for the famous shot of Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grid, this particular photograph has been reproduced more than any other in history.

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